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    127 victims of Ukraine plane disaster identified; top prosecutor wants trial in Netherlands
    Aug15

    127 victims of Ukraine plane disaster identified; top prosecutor wants trial in Netherlands

    Dutch authorities say they have identified 127 victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Federal government’s terror sanction lists confusing and out of date
    Aug15

    Federal government’s terror sanction lists confusing and out of date

    The tangle of lists that Canadian banks and other financial institutions rely on to sanction terrorists, tyrants and other troublemakers are confusing and often out of date, industry players are telling the federal government. That report comes from Jim Bronskill of the Canadian Press. More from his article: The complaints have prompted a federal...

    Photos August 15: Top images from around the world
    Aug15

    Photos August 15: Top images from around the world

    Pope Francis poses for a selfie with young participants during a meeting with Asian youth at the Solmoe Sanctuary in Dangjin, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014. Francis urged Catholic youth on Friday to renounce the materialism that afflicts much of Asian society today and reject “inhuman” economic systems that disenfranchise the poor, pressing...

    127 victims identified from Ukraine plane disaster
    Aug15

    127 victims identified from Ukraine plane disaster

    Dutch authorities say they have identified 127 victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine. …read more Source: Miami...

    127 victims identified from Ukraine plane disaster
    Aug15

    127 victims identified from Ukraine plane disaster

    With fighting between pro-Russia separatist rebels and Ukrainian forces ongoing near the crash site, victims’ remains were gathered and sent to the Netherlands for identification. In remarks confirmed by his office, chief prosecutor Fred Westerbeke said he expects the case will take years to build. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Dutch identify 127 victims in Flight MH17 crash
    Aug15

    Dutch identify 127 victims in Flight MH17 crash

    Dutch authorities say they have identified 127 victims from the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster in Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...

    REPORT: Ukrainian Troops Attacked Russian Military Column
    Aug15

    REPORT: Ukrainian Troops Attacked Russian Military Column

    The Ukrainian military has reportedly attacked and destroyed a part of a Russian military column that has crossed the border through the separatist-held border post of Izvaryne, according to Bloomberg News, citing Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko. The destruction of Russian military vehicles will only further increase tensions between...

    Ukraine Artillery Destroys Part Of Russian Armored Column: Poroshenko
    Aug15

    Ukraine Artillery Destroys Part Of Russian Armored Column: Poroshenko

    KIEV, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Ukrainian artillery destroyed a “significant” part of a Russian armored column that crossed into Ukraine during the night, President Petro Poroshenko told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday, according to the presidential website. Separately, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Ukrainian...

    ‘Significant’ Portion of Russian Armored Column Destroyed in Ukraine
    Aug15

    ‘Significant’ Portion of Russian Armored Column Destroyed in Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian artillery destroyed a “significant” part of a Russian armored column that crossed into Ukraine during the night, President Petro Poroshenko told British Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday, according to the presidential website. Separately, a Ukrainian military spokesman said Ukrainian forces had...

    Winter and Gazprom Won’t Wait: What The Geopolitics of LNG Will Mean for the People of the Ukraine and Europe
    Aug15

    Winter and Gazprom Won’t Wait: What The Geopolitics of LNG Will Mean for the People of the Ukraine and Europe

    As the crisis in Ukraine is escalating with the prospect of Russian military intervention, there is every reason to believe that Vladimir Putin will use other weapons at his disposal. Thus European nations are increasingly – and justifiably – worried about the impending winter months when Russia could ratchet up the pressure on...